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Slips, Trips and Falls: Decreasing the Costs by Addressing the Human Factors

slips trips and fallsMany organizations are plagued by workplace slips, trips and falls.  These injuries comprise 15% of all occupational fatalities and 25% of all other non-fatal injuries. Short of addressing the environmental factors most employers are at a loss as to what else to do about them. This webinar will discuss the human factors that influence slips, trips and falls and how these injuries can be reduced through Pre-Hire Physical abilities testing. 

By watching this webinar, you will learn:

  • Scope of the problem
  • Environmental Factors Affecting Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Human Factors Affecting Slips, Trips and Falls
    • Balance
    • Strength
    • Previous Injury
    • Age
    • Attention
  • Mitigating slips, trips, and falls by addressing human factors
  • How physical abilities testing can help
  • Case studies and real-world results

Who Will Benefit?

  • Safety Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Worker’s Compensation Professionals
  • Occupational Health Nurses
  • Anyone hiring or managing workers in physically demanding jobs

Presenters:

Deborah Lechner, PT, MS  President of ErgoScience 

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